Associate of Applied Science in Health Information Technology
Earn the degree that gives you the education and skills required to be a Health Information Technician.

Graduates will compile, process, and maintain medical records of hospital and clinic patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the health care system. Students will receive both lecture and lab/practical skills in a computer-based program. Through group projects and interactions, students develop critical thinking, analytical, and problem-solving skills.

The Associate of Science in Health Information Technology requires 65 Semester Credit Hours: 47 Semester Credit Hours of Specialty Core Courses and 18 Semester Credit Hours of General Education. Upon completion, students will have completed a total of 1950 Clock Hours of study, 1410 hours in specialty core courses and 540 in general education.

  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Pathophysiology
  • Introduction to Health Information Management
  • Healthcare Delivery Systems
  • Legal Aspects of Healthcare Information
  • Computer Applications in Health Info Management
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Pharmacology for Allied Health
  • Basic and Intermediate ICD-9/10 Coding
  • Basic and Intermediate CPT Coding
  • Medical Insurance and Reimbursement Methodologies
  • Healthcare Statistics and Reporting
  • Healthcare Quality Management
  • RHIT Review
  • Professional Practical Experience (Externship)
  • Business English
  • College Algebra
  • General Psychology
  • Business Communications
  • Microbiology
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • CHEM 11 Inorganic Chemistry (withLab)
  • CHEM 12 Organic Chemistry (withLab)
  • ECO 201 Principles of Economics
  • ECO 301 Introduction to Macro Economics
  • ECO 302 Micro Economics ENG 101 English Grammar and Composition I
  • ENG 102 English Grammar and Composition II
  • ENG 110 Business English
  • ENG 201 Speech and Public Speaking
  • ENG 202 Reports and Technical Writing
  • ENG 210 Business Communication
  • ETH 101 Ethics
  • GEOG 11 Geography
  • GEOL 11 Geology I
  • GOV 101 U.S.Government
  • HIS 100 U.S. History
  • HIS 120 World History
  • HIS 200 Asian Studies
  • LIT 101 English and American Literature
  • LIT 202 Western World Literature
  • MATH 11 College Algebra
  • MATH 12 Advanced College Algebra
  • MATH 13 Business Mathematics
  • MATH 15 Linear Algebra
  • MATH 21 Analytic Geometry
  • MATH 22 Differential Calculus
  • MATH 23 Integral Calculus
  • MATH 24 Statistics
  • MCRB 21 Microbiology (withLab)
  • MUS 101 Fundamentals of Music
  • PHL 101 Introduction to Philosophy
  • PHL 102 Logic and Critical Thinking
  • PHYS 11 College Physics I (withLab)
  • PHYS 12 College Physics II (withLab)
  • POL 101 Political Science I
  • PSY 101 General Psychology
  • PSY 201 Educational Psychology
  • SCN 110 Biology
  • SCN 120 Zoology
  • SOC 201 Introduction to Sociology
  • SOC 202 Cultural Diversity in the Workplace
  • SPN 101 Fundamentals of Spanish
  • SPN102 Spanish Literature

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Admissions Advisor (Main Campus - Eagle Rock)
Patrick Gopez
Admissions Advisor (Branch Campus - Wilshire)
Marie Angelyne Eusebio